John liked chocolates very much, but his mother never
gave him any, because she thought they were bad for his
teeth. But John had a very nice grandfather. The old man
loved his grandson very much, and sometimes he brought
John chocolates when he came to visit him. Then his mother
let him eat them, because she wanted to make the old
One evening, a few days before John's seventh birthday,
he was saying his prayers in his bedroom before he went to
bed. “Please, God” he shouted, “make them give me a big
box of chocolates for my birthday on Saturday”. His mother
was in the kitchen and she heard the small boy shouting and
went into his bedroom. “Why are you shouting, John?” she
asked her son, “God can hear you when you talk quietly”. “I
know,” answer the clever boy with a smile, “but
Grandfather’s in the next room, and he can’t”.
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Access on: 10 Mar. 2018, with adaptations.